The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 68 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 12 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.44% 3.08% 5.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.79% 13.70% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 27
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £38,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
MPLS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 146 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.42% 22.46% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 144 138 116
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) OSPF
5 7 (53.85%) BGP
5 7 (53.85%) Firewall
6 6 (46.15%) IPsec
6 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (46.15%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) CCNP
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
7 5 (38.46%) F5
7 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
8 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
8 4 (30.77%) Network Management
8 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
8 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (30.77%) Wireless
8 4 (30.77%) VPLS
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (30.77%) Juniper
8 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) IPv4
8 4 (30.77%) FTP

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
1 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) IPsec
6 4 (30.77%) VPLS
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (30.77%) IPv4
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) Wireless
6 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
6 4 (30.77%) FTP
7 3 (23.08%) IPv6
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Debian
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCSE
2 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) F5
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 22 days ago